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200 IRGC speedboats and Army frigates will take part in a parade of military units in the Persian Gulf on the anniversary of the Holy Defence Week which marks the beginning of Iran-Iraq war.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi has rejected the anti-Iran allegations raised in the final declaration of a meeting of the Arab Quartet Committee in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the regional security must emanate from within, and cannot be purchased from outside.
Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base, a conglomerate belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), plans to build an artificial island in waters off the southern island of Kish.
A senior Iranian military commander says the country’s deterrence power kept Washington from taking any action after Iran shot down an American unmanned aerial vehicle.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cautions the United States against attempting to form a naval coalition against Iran under the guise of ensuring maritime security in the Persian Gulf.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Navy Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri says the 7+1 countries of the Persian Gulf are capable of securing the strategic body of water, and there is no need for the presence of foreign troops.
Iranian officials say oil exports from the east of the Strait of Hormuz, where over 30 percent of the global seaborne oil traffic is handled, will be possible by early 2021 thanks to a major pipeline project which aims to pump crude to the eastern end of the waterway.